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2, lessons i've learned in a combat hospital. at 1:30 cnn's chief washington correspondent jake tamper on the war in afghanistan from the outpost. 2:45 presidential historian kevin thomas on ike's glove. at 4:00 pillage a prize-winning historian gerri willis asks why priests. the savannah book festival part of three days of booktv this president's day weekend on c-span2. >> now on booktv ben shapiro contends liberals are guilty of bullying their opposition and creating an environment that discourages political debate. this heritage foundation event is a little under an hour. [applause] >> pleasure to be here. i am a huge fan of heritage foundation, everything they do. one townauld.com was part of heritage foundation it occurs to become a syndicated column. i have a fourth book before "bullies" that is prime-time propaganda, fear and intimidation, i spoke here at heritage for that too. i am also the editor at large of bright barred news and hosted radio locally in los angeles and if you have and ipad and continue, 69 in the morning pacific time. let's talk about andrew bright bar
morgan, head john stuart, as cnn and we have our old friend here from c-span filming this event so people from the united states can benefit from what you have to say. just to kickstart how did you come up with a fascinating and interesting book "radical" and where does the name come from? >> guest: i think the genesis of the name is interesting that when i first got to d.c. fellow was performing in the most defunct glad -- dysfunctional district in the nation that was a widely known truce. i did things that i thought were obvious for school districts in that state, a closing low performing schools, moving out in the affected employees, cutting the bureaucracy in half and as i was taking these steps people started to say she is a firebrand, a radical, a controversial and i thought really? finally i said if reconnaissance to a dysfunctional system makes me a radical then i am okay without. that was embracing that concept for the name of the book. >> host: some people call you anti-teacher but there are many teachers that are really like you. which is it? to they love you or hate you? >> gu
many of you saw my interview with pearce morgan on cnn. what he does, his tactic has always been to go up there and then say that whoever opposes him on gun policy, he did this to newt gingrich last night, whoever opposes him on gun policy, it's because they don't give a damn about the dead kids in sandy hook. it is a vile, reprehensible, disgusting tactic. but it really is a microcosm of what the left does on a regular basis. i can't remember the last time that the left didn't use this tactic. when president obama trots out 7 yielders to stand -- 7-year-olds to stand behind him as he's announcing gun control legislation, and then he puts on the white house web site videos of these same 7-year-olds reading letters to the president clearly written by their parents, and i'm unaware of the point in which 7-year-olds became the best guide to solving these problems in the country. we are supposed to make policy like a 7-year-old would. so when you have a little girl in a red dress shouting into the camera no guns, no guns as president obama does, we are supposed to take that at face value.
cnn's ivan watson watched a team of haitian rescuers tried to free an 11 year-old girl whose legs were pinned under concrete. they could reach her but they didn't have equipment to get her out the that every child can grossly with powdered concrete wailed. without blood for transfusion, they have petitioned would kill there. washington his voice shaking until the anger in atlanta on individual there's a hotel, a lot of foreigners were staying at. they are there are dozens of americans and rescuers their working to rescue at least one woman named sarah who is trapped within it hard raintree screen from the rubble stops them cold but it was international attention, she died of her injuries. there are many reasons for this. most foreign rescuers arrived without clear orders were to go. the haitian government had no reporting mechanism in place for those in need, and it was no formal coronation of richard efforts either between international organizations or between the generals best task force with the haitian government. foreign officials near the headquarters hotel montana and the super
to take them back. if you can imagine, not a single one on cnn a single white on land. we had to find the different places for the sailors and the people. but i think the main thing -- well, the main thing at that time was listening to these people because they wanted to talk. there were young men. they had no idea. and they've wanted to talk about their families. the one to talk about the mother's spirit and was thinking the other night, i don't think any of them ever talked about the future because they were unsure what the future was. i know, i sat for hours and hours talking to the hangman, many of whom, most of whom were lost about life and what it meant and what they wished they had appreciated more. so i really think that that was part of the world in those days, just visiting, listening to the people. we were having a hard time doing and so the queen -- you know her as the queen mum, queen elizabeth's mother came to plymouth. i'm sure she came. but she came on our but. and so that she could make us look more legitimate, more excepted as a part of the navy. very good effort to
a couple busy days from last evening, jon stewart, cnn's piers morgan, and we're really delighted to have our old friends here from c-span filming this event so that many people from across the united states can benefit from a lot of what michelle has to say. so just to kick start it this evening, michelle, how did you come up with a fascinating and interesting book, "radical," and where does this interesting name come from? >> so i think the genesis of the name is an interesting one in that when i first got to d.c. it was the lowest performing and most dysfunctional school district in the entire nation, and that was a pretty widely-known truth. and, um, so i started doing things that i thought were of course for a school district in that kind of state. i, you know, started closing low performing schools, moving out ineffective employees, um, cutting the central office bloapted bureaucracy in half, and as i was taking all of these steps and measures, people started saying, well, she's a firebrand, she's radical, she's so controversial. and i thought, really? [laughter] and, you know, afte
tactics and left. example of this. i don't know how many of you saw my interview with peers morning on cnn, a very good example of this. what he does commit his tactic has always been to go up there and then say at whoever opposes a month and policy committee did this to newt gingrich last night , lover opposes among gun policy is because they don't give a damn about the dead kids in sandy hook. of weil, reprehensible, disgusting tactic. it really is a microcosm of what the west as a regular basis and i cannot remember the last time that elected not use this tactic when president obama trots out 7-year-old still stand behind him as he announces gun-control legislation and although white house website videos of the same children clearly written -- reading letters clearly written by their parents are aware of the point. are trying to let me policy like a seven euro would. no guns, no guns, no guns, no guns. we're supposed to take at face value. the left tactic is to try of victims and they claim that we hate the victims so that they can do what they want to do. the first thing they have to d
, homes, offices, many we equally gastly numbers inside, got far less attention. after the quake, cnn's ivan watched a team of haitian rescuers try to free a girl whose was under the concrete. they could reach her but didn't have equipment to carry out. the buried child wailed while the crew debated severing her leg but the amputation could kill her. watson told the anchor in atlanta, on a neighboring hill that's a hotel. a posh hotel, a lot of foreigners were staying at. there are dozens on american french rescuer there, working to rescue at least one woman named sarah who is trapped. then another heard-renting scream from the rubble stopped him cold. it took the rest of the day to find a generator and power saw to pull the girl out. she today of her injuries to days later. there are many reasons for this disparity. most foreign rescuer arrived without clear orders where to go. the hey shawn government had no reporting mechanism in place for those in need and there was no formal coordination of rescueert efforts between organizations or the u.s. task force and the haitian government.
. today's after the quake one hill over from the hotel montana, cnn's ivan watson watched a team of haitian restaurant tried to free an 11 year-old girl whose legs were pinned under concrete. they could reach a but they didn't have equipment to get her out. the buried child, ghostly with powdered concrete wailed for the crew. without blood for transfusion the amputation could killer. watson, his voice shaking, told the anchor in atlanta, on a neighboring hill there's a posh hotel, and a lot of foreigners were staying at. there were dozens of americans, french and other rescuers working to rescue at least one woman named sarah who is trapped. another screen from the rubble stop them cold to even with international attention on her, it took the rest of the day to find a generator to power saw and pull the girl out. she died of her injuries two days later. there are reasons for this disparity. post when rescuers arrived without clear orders where to go. the haitian government had no reporting mechanism in place for those in need, and there was no formal coordination of rescue effort
was the network's chief white house correspondent 2009 until 2012 and just last month, left to join cnn as the chief washington correspondent and anchor of an upcoming daily news show. his book, "the outpost: an untold story of american valor", is about a 2009 battle in afghanistan. one magazine described it as perhaps the best afghanistan but to date. please welcome to the savannah book festival, jake tapper. [applause] >> thank you so much. i know sergeant burchfield who is in the book and his family are here. anybody who is in the book over there, there she is, hello. he and his son and i believe everything is set. also, but he is a national guardsman. he was training afghan soldiers and gave his life trying to save an afghan soldier six years ago tomorrow. in any case, anybody who is here whose lives are chronicled in the book or lives of loved ones are chronicled in the book, it means so much when they do turn out much when they do turn out and come to visit us. please come over and introduce yourself after the event. i am not a likely person to have written the war book. i have co
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